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Dutch Nike tax arrangements

Dutch Nike tax arrangements to be investigated

The European Commission has opened an investigation into whether Dutch Nike tax arrangements are compliant with EU state aid regulations. Nike European Operations Netherlands BV...
EU cryptocurrency regulation

EU cryptocurrency regulation needs common approach

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published advice recommending a union-wide approach to EU cryptocurrency regulation. ESMA has been working with National Competent...
ALADDIN project

ALADDIN project to address drone threat

A consortium of technical partners, law enforcement bodies and infrastructure operators has developed the ALADDIN project to combat threats posed by drones. The ALADDIN project...
state aid modernisation

State aid modernisation: EU rules to be extended

The European Commission has agreed to prolong seven sets of EU rules governing state aid modernisation which were set to expire in 2020. The Commission...
Emergency social safety net

Emergency Social Safety Net has helped 1.5 million in Turkey

The Emergency Social Safety Net, the EU’s largest humanitarian programme, has now assisted 1.5 million vulnerable refugees in Turkey. The programme, which was established in...
anti-drone technology Heathrow and Gatwick

Anti-drone technology: Heathrow and Gatwick invest

The UK’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports plan to invest millions of pounds in military grade anti-drone technology following December’s drone incident at Gatwick. Between 19...
anti-tax avoidance measures

Anti-tax avoidance measures come into force

A new raft of anti-tax avoidance measures came into force across the EU yesterday, as part of an ongoing effort to combat corporate abuse...
border control after brexit

Border control after Brexit: the ongoing dilemma

Tony Smith, chairman of the International Border Management and Technologies Association, explains the problem of border control after Brexit. At the time of writing, there...
EU support for Palestine

EU support for Palestine reaffirmed by Commission

The European Commission has mobilised an additional €93.3 million in EU support for Palestine and agencies providing aid to the country. €20 million of the...
Gibraltar tax arrangements

Gibraltar tax arrangements breached EU law, Commission finds

The European Commission has found Gibraltar tax arrangements for large corporations to be in breach of EU state aid laws. The Commission first opened an...

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